34-20A-111. Immunity from arrest or prosecution for reporting one's own need for emergency medical assistance for drug-related overdose.
A person who experiences a drug-related overdose and is in need of medical assistance may not be arrested, charged, or prosecuted for any misdemeanor or felony offense of possession, inhalation, ingestion, or otherwise taking into the body any controlled drug or substance if that person contacts law enforcement or emergency medical services and reports that he or she is in need of medical assistance as the result of a drug-related overdose. A person qualifies for the immunities provided in this section only if the evidence for the charge or prosecution was obtained as a result of the drug-related overdose and the need for medical assistance.
Source: SL 2017, ch 154, § 3.
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